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Vans full of vin: why the booze cruise is back

Strong sterling and cheaper crossings mean it can once again make sense to buy large quantities of wine and beer in France. But the question of quality remains<p>The cross-channel booze cruise, which virtually disappeared five years ago, has come roaring back. The sharp rise in the pound means Brits …

#Humblebrag: & Other Stories leather sneakers

Can you wear trainers to the office? To dinner? To a ball? Emphatically, you can, and at some point you should. It looks very youthful and suddenly, so does everything you wear with them. You don’t even have to be an American tourist or a teenager. Right now, just about everything looks more …

Same old story: women paired with younger men remains a cinematic rarity

Photograph: Bruce McBrooom/Channel 5<p>Clint Eastwood and Rene Russo in In the Line of Fire. Their 24-year age discrepancy is not that unusual in Hollywood films.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/fc117af54648f36a0e6ef61fe5835c5ac7419898/0_84_2400_1440/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Picture Perfect/Rex …

The naked truth about women in science

We must encourage our daughters to study traditional 'male' STEM subjects, says economist (and life model) Victoria Bateman<p>Feminists like me are under attack, and it’s not men who are the perpetrators, but women. One Saturday morning a few weeks ago I was sipping my Earl Grey and flicking through …

Manchester United's Chris Smalling Admits 'Mike' Nickname Is Getting Annoying

Manchester United defender Mike Smalling—sorry, Chris—admits his new nickname is starting to get a little annoying.<p>The defender has been dubbed "Mike" after manager Louis Van Gaal got the centre-back's name wrong during a press conference at the start of November, per the <i>Daily Mail</i>.<p>And, …

Google tightens control over Chrome, blocks non-Web Store extensions

In a bid to protect people from accidentally installing malware, Google is blocking Windows and Mac users from loading Chrome extensions not hosted on the official Chrome Web Store. The company first introduced this policy for Windows users in May last year, but left it open for people using the …

We Tried A Detox Diet For Two Days - Here's What Happened

Life<p>by Daniela Morosini | 20 04 2015<p>Detox Kitchen<p>Can Team Grazia Live Off 'Detox' Foods For 2 Days?<p>Courtesy Photo<p>Perhaps it's the increase in heat …

Winding up, Obama tosses zingers at press, political foes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's bringing a new attitude to the final quarter of his presidency: Bucket!<p>"After the midterm …

April 2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens: As Rey emerges, so does newcomer Daisy Ridley

Rey is a scavenger. Rey is a desert rat. She is wrapped against the wind and heat in weathered, mummy-like fabric. She picks through the wreckage of …

Mourinho warns Real Madrid: Hazard will cost £100m, each leg

The Liga giants are reportedly weighing up a move for the Belgian, but the Chelsea boss does not think his talisman is interested in leaving Stamford Bridge<p>Jose Mourinho has warned Real Madrid that Eden Hazard would cost "£100 million, each leg" if the Spanish giants plan on bidding for the Belgian.<p>…

Geeks, gamers and Trekkies most likely to pay with Apple Watch, survey says

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I wonder if there exists an American who hasn't, at some point in their lives, been surveyed.<p>So keen are marketing companies to know what people (claim to) think that they must be e-mailing and calling at …